BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BACK TO BASICS

The Eagles have only had this kind of run-pass balance in one other game this season, and that was in the victory over the Falcons. It also helped the Brian Westbrook had 25 touches, his third-highest total of the season. He had 28 in the win over the Falcons and 26 a week later, in the win over the Seahawks.

LAST NIGHT

Runs: 40

50%

Passes: 39

48.7%

Sacks: 1

THIS SEASON

Runs: 300

38.0%

Passes: 471

59.7%

Sacks: 18

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FOURS WILD FOR BRIAN

Brian Westbrook scored four touchdowns last night, tying a franchise record for most in a game and advancing up the ladder in career TDs.

Eagles, 4 TDs in One Game

Player Date

Westbrook 11/27/2008

Irving Fryar 10/20/1996

Wilbert Montgomery 10/7/1979

Montgomery 10/15/1978

Ben Hawkins 9/28/1969

Tommy McDonald 10/4/1959

Clarence Peaks 11/16/1958

Jim Carter 11/6/1934

Eagles, Career TDs

No. Player

79 Harold Carmichael

77 Steve Van Buren

67 McDonald

64 Westbrook

63 Pete Pihos

62 Timmy Brown

61 Mike Quick

58 Montgomery

47 Pete Retzlaff

46 Bobby Walston

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A CATCHING MACHINE

Anquan Boldin missed Games 5 and 6 this season after suffering a fractured sinus in a loss to the Jets; still, his 78 receptions are 25 ahead of the Eagles' top receiver, DeSean Jackson, and he has 11 TDs. Here are Boldin's game-by-game statistics.

Gm Foe Rec-Yds-TDs Long

1 at 49ers 8-82-0 18

2 Dolphins 6-140-3 T79

3 at Redskins 3-25-1 14

4 at Jets 10-119-1 26

7 at Panthers 9-63-2 11

8 at Rams 6-85-1 19

9 49ers 7-92-2 22

10 at Seahawks 13-186-0 45

11 Giants 11-87-1 17

12 at Eagles 5-63-0 27

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THE TWILIGHT ZONE

Teams in the AFC West and NFC West have come to the East Coast 14 times this year and lost every game. The Cardinals tried to change their fortunes by remaining on this coast when they played the Redskins and Jets back-to-back earlier this season. It didn't help. One loss not included here: The Chargers' loss to the Saints in Week 8. That one was played in London.

Week Visitor Host

1 Seahawks Bills L, 34-10

3 Raiders Bills L, 24-23

3 Cardinals Redskins L, 24-17

4 Cardinals Jets L, 56-35

5 Seahawks Giants L, 44-6

5 Chargers Dolphins L, 17-10

7 49ers Giants L, 29-17

7 Seahawks Buccaneers L, 20-10

7 Chargers Bills L, 23-14

8 Raiders Ravens L, 29-10

8 Cardinals Panthers L, 27-23

10 Seahawks Dolphins L, 21-19

11 Raiders Dolphins L, 17-15

11 Chargers Steelers L, 11-10

13 Cardinals Eagles L, 48-20

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MIRROR IMAGES

The Eagles met a team last night with a similar offensive prioity to theirs. While the Cardinals entered play last night ranked 25th in rushing attempts (267) this season, the Eagles ranked a few notches lower, at 28th (260).

Cardinals Eagles

Gm Att-Yds (Top rusher) Att-Yds (Top rusher)

1 39-109 (Edgerrin James, 100) 32-108 (Brian Westbrook, 91)

2 31-81 (James, 55) 23-78 (Westbrook, 58)

3 23-116 (James, 93) 23-65 (Correll Buckhalter, 43)

4 15-42 (James, 29) 23-103 (Buckhalter, 66)

5 34-123 (James, 57) 18-58 (Westbrook, 33)

6 19-50 (James, 29) 21-103 (Buckhalter, 93)

7 14-50 (Anquan Boldin, 30) 32-192 (Westbrook, 167)

8 33-177 (Tim Hightower, 109) 28-72 (Westbrook, 61)

9 19-46 (Hightower, 22) 21-106 (McNabb, 35)

10 24-76 (J.J. Arrington, 40) 18-68 (Westbrook, 60)

11 15-23 (Hightower, 21) 21-86 (Westbrook, 39)

12 10-25 (Arrington, 10) 40-185 (Westbrook, 110)

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PASSING EM ALL

Kurt Warner has a chance to top his single-season record for yards passing, assuming the NFC West-leading Cardinals don't sit him the final game or two. GP stands for games played.

Yards Year GP TDs-INTs Team

4,830 2001 16 36-22 Rams

4,353 1999 16 41-13 Rams

3,741 2008 12 24-11 Cards

3,429 2000 11 21-18 Rams

3,417 2007 14 27-17 Cards

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6 MORE NUMBERS

4 TD passes for McNabb, the 10th time in his career he has thrown at least that many

12 INTs now for the Eagles; they had 11 last year and 19 in 2006

14 First-quarter points for the Eagles, giving them 69 this season; they had scored 14 total over their previous six games

16 TDs, 5 interceptions for McNabb in seven games vs. the Cardinals

30 Wins, 29 losses and 1 tie for the Birds since their Super Bowl loss to the Patriots

48 Points for the Eagles, which ties for third-highest total in the Andy Reid era; they had 56 last season vs. the Lions, 49 at the Cowboys in 2004, and 48 vs. the Vikings in 2001.